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Sonowal visits Kokrajhar, appeals for 75 CAPF battallions

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Sunday reviewed the situation in Kokrajhar district and urged the Centre to deploy 75 companies of Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF), which were withdrawn from the state after the April assembly elections.

Rajnath asks corporates to educate martyrs' children

The Union Minister distributed about 300 scholarship cheques to the school going children of CAPFs personnel who sacrificed their lives on duty.

Govt allows women to be combat officers in all Central Police Forces

Govt allows women to be combat officers in all Central Police Forces

After declaring reservation for women in constabulary in paramilitary forces, they can now also be inducted as officers in combat roles in all five Central Armed Police Forces.

Satisfaction among CRPF, BSF personnel low due to no quarters: CAG

The CAG has found that the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) like CRPF and BSF have provided very limited number of residential quarters leading to low satisfaction level among them.

Yoga made compulsory for 10-lakh strong central forces

The 10 lakh-strong paramilitary forces of the country have been asked by the Centre to include Yoga in their daily physical drills.

'Shaheed' not defined in defence or central forces, says Govt

Government on Tuesday informed the Parliament that the term 'shaheed' or martyr is not defined "anywhere" and there is no official order to accord the same to defence or paramilitary personnel.

Financial powers to chiefs of CAPFs enhanced

To streamline and expedite the processes of procurement of arms, ammunition and equipment, the Home Ministry has enhanced financial powers of chiefs of Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) upto Rs 20 crore.

No fixed reservation for religious minorities in CAPFs: Govt

Government on Tuesday said there is no reservation fixed on the basis of religion in the Central Armed Police Forces and Assam Rifles.

Home Minister for doubling police modernisation budget

In order to better equip police and paramilitary forces in the country, the Union Home Ministry has decided to seek doubling of the budgetary allocation for their modernisation.

Five percent women among central troopers

The central government has directed the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) to recruit five percent women troopers, a top officer said here Thursday.